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History of Convective Storm Science  

Charles A. Doswell III

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Nov 2016
Convective storms are the result of a disequilibrium created by solar heating in the presence of abundant low-level moisture, resulting in the development of buoyancy in ascending air. ... More

History of Typhoon Science  

Aitor Anduaga

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Apr 2019
A typhoon is a highly organized storm system that develops from initial cyclone eddies and matures by sucking up from the warm tropical oceans large quantities of water vapor that condense ... More

Ideology in Climate Change Communication  

Pieter Maeseele and Yves Pepermans

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Apr 2017
The idea of climate change inspires and reinforces disagreements at all levels of society. Climate change’s integration into public life suggests that there is no evident way of framing ... More

Impact of Journalistic Background, Professional Norms, and Culture on Climate Change Coverage  

Sven Engesser

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Apr 2017
Among the factors that influence news decisions relative to climate change, journalistic background, professional norms, and culture are particularly important. There is empirical evidence ... More

Impact of Land–Atmosphere Interactions on Sahel Climate  

Yongkang Xue

The Sahel of Africa has been identified as having the strongest land–atmosphere (L/A) interactions on Earth. The Sahelian L/A interaction studies started in the late 1970s. However, due to ... More

Impacts of Aerosols on Climate and Weather in the Hindu-Kush-Himalayas-Gangetic Region  

William K. M. Lau

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Jun 2018
Situated at the southern edge of the Tibetan Plateau (TP), the Hindu-Kush-Himalayas-Gangetic (HKHG) region is under the clear and present danger of climate change. Flash-flood, landslide, ... More

Impacts of Climate Change on the Ecosystem of the Baltic Sea  

Markku Viitasalo

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Feb 2019
Climate change influences the Baltic Sea ecosystem via its effects on oceanography and biogeochemistry. Sea surface temperature has been projected to increase by 2 to 4 °C until 2100 due ... More

The Indian Ocean Dipole  

Saji N. Hameed

Discovered at the very end of the 20th century, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) is a mode of natural climate variability that arises out of coupled ocean–atmosphere interaction in the Indian ... More

Influence of Labeling and Incivility on Climate Change Communication  

Candice Howarth and Amelia Sharman

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Feb 2017
Labels play an important role in opinion formation, helping to actively construct perceptions and reality, and to place individuals into context with others. As a highly complex issue, ... More

The Information Deficit Model and Climate Change Communication  

Brianne Suldovsky

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Sep 2017
Many publics remain divided about the existence and consequences of anthropogenic climate change despite scientific consensus. A popular approach to climate change communication, and ... More

Interannual Variability of the Indian Monsoon and Its Link to ENSO  

Fred Kucharski and Muhammad Adnan Abid

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Oct 2017
The interannual variability of Indian summer monsoon is probably one of the most intensively studied phenomena in the research area of climate variability. This is because even relatively ... More

Internet-Enabled Activism and Climate Change  

Luis E. Hestres and Jill E. Hopke

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Sep 2017
The past two decades have transformed how interest groups, social movement organizations, and individuals engage in collective action. Meanwhile, the climate change advocacy landscape, ... More

Intraseasonal Modulation of the Indian Summer Monsoon  

Bin Wang

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Apr 2018
The strongest Indian summer monsoon (ISM) on the planet features prolonged clustered spells of wet and dry conditions often lasting for two to three weeks, known as active and break ... More

Journalistic Depictions of Uncertainty about Climate Change  

James Painter

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Nov 2016
Media research has historically concentrated on the many uncertainties in climate science either as a dominant discourse in media treatments measured by various forms of quantitative and ... More

Land–Climate Interaction Over the Tibetan Plateau  

Yongkang Xue, Yaoming Ma, and Qian Li

The Tibetan Plateau (TP) is the largest and highest plateau on Earth. Due to its elevation, it receives much more downward shortwave radiation than other areas, which results in very ... More

The Late Pleistocene-Holocene African Humid Period as Evident in Lakes  

Jonathan Holmes and Philipp Hoelzmann

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Apr 2017
From the end of the last glacial stage until the mid-Holocene, large areas of arid and semi-arid North Africa were much wetter than present, during the interval that is known as the ... More

Liability and Climate Change  

Michael Faure and Marjan Peeters

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Apr 2019
In view of the need to curb greenhouse gases, the question arises as to the functions of liability in providing effective incentives for emitters in order to change their behavior. ... More

Linguistic Analysis in Climate Change Communication  

Kjersti Fløttum

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Aug 2016
Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing humanity today. One reason is that, in recent years, it has moved from being a predominantly physical phenomenon to being ... More

Long-Term Surface Air Temperature Trends Over Mainland China  

Guoyu Ren, Guoli Tang, and Kangmin Wen

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Mar 2019
Based on a dataset of national reference and basic stations, which have been quality controlled and inhomogeneity processed, updated surface air temperature (SAT) series of the past 67 ... More

Media Coverage of International Climate Summits and Negotiations  

Jens Wolling and Dorothee Arlt

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Sep 2017
The annual climate summits (Conferences of the Parties, or COPs) are major political events that receive considerable media attention. In this way, the topic of climate change returns ... More

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